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Mississippi Prison Recordings 1948

    Photo of the Parchman Farm Blues historical marker

    Parchman 2/4
    Association for Cultural Equity
    Alan Lomax
    February 9, 1948

    The Lomaxes and other collectors of their time (and also decades later) found some of the most powerful vernacular music of the American South in the region’s oppressive and violent prison system.Description of resource.

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